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    Onion Sauce Chicken

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    1 hr 20 mins

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    JCC's Note:

    This is a wonderful chicken recipe. The chicken falls apart into the sauce once plated. Excellent with rice even better with my homemade rice pilaf. I have posted this recipe as well under Elaine's Rice Pilaf.

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    1. 1
      Peel and slice onion; set aside.
    2. 2
      Split whole chicken breasts.
    3. 3
      Combine 6 TBS of flour, 1 1/2 TSP salt and 1/4 TSP pepper in plastic bag. Add chicken a couple of pieces at a time and shake to coat.
    4. 4
      Heat oil in an oven proof skillet. Add chicken and brown on both sides. Remove chicken and set aside.
    5. 5
      Brown onion slices in same pan until golden. Add 3 TBS flour and stir to coat. Add chicken stock and cook until thickened. Add remaining remaining salt, pepper and thyme. Return chicken to the skillet and spoon gravy over.
    6. 6
      Bake at 350°F for 1 1/4 hours.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 03, 2008


      This is fabulous, only a few ingredients but really great flavour & easy to do, even toddler DD gobbled this up for the kid-friendly challenge. I also think some white wine would go nicely in this sauce. Thanks for posting!

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    • on August 01, 2012


      I have made this for years. The only difference in how I make it is I add sliced mushrooms (fresh (sauted with the onion) or canned). Yum.

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    • on December 09, 2011


      I have made this recipe twice in the past month and it makes me look like a Rockstar! It's cheap, simple and requires no real skill on my part. I have actually stretched it by slicing my boneless 1/2-inch chicken breasts in half (creating two 1/4-inch pieces from each). Also, since I don't have an oven-proof skillet that's large enough, I have no problem transferring it to a 9x13 baking dish. Thanks for a great go-to recipe for chicken!!

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    Nutritional Facts for Onion Sauce Chicken

    Serving Size: 1 (153 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 240.3
    Calories from Fat 126
    Total Fat 14.1 g
    Saturated Fat 3.0 g
    Cholesterol 47.7 mg
    Sodium 692.4 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 10.1 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
    Sugars 1.5 g
    Protein 17.3 g

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